I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone in North Durham a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

My first advice surgeries of the new year will take place on Saturday 4 January:

St Mary’s & St Cuthbert’s Parish Centre, Church Chare, Chester-le-Street: 9.30-11am
Sacriston Library, Plawsworth Road, Sacriston: 11.30am-12noon
Tommy Armstrong Centre, Clifford Road, Stanley: 12.30-2pm

Please do come along if there are any issues you would like to discuss, no appointment is necessary.